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Sort of Bilingual: Serving Youth and Young Adults from Spanish-speaking Homes

When:  
Saturday, February 9, 2019 (11:00 AM - 1:00 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   Dominican University (In Person)

  • RSVP to butler@dom.edu by 2/4/2019 to reserve your seat : Register

Children and Young Adults growing up in Spanish-speaking households can encounter unique barriers to academic and social-emotional growth. Addison Public Library surveyed nearly 400 residents with the help of the ALA Diversity Research Grant to get a richer picture of the assets and needs of youth in bilingual homes. Their findings led them to develop new ways of approaching programming and services for bilingual youth. Find out more about the process for collecting useful community data and how you can replicate successful programs in your library.

Member Library Group: Dominican University/Butler Children's Literature Center
Event Coordinator: Jennifer Clemons
Email: jclemons@dom.edu
Phone: 708-524-6861

Type:   Program

Notes
Program will be held in the Butler Children's Literature Center (Crown 214), Dominican University, 7900 W. Division St., River Forest, IL 60305


Categories: Youth/Young Adult/School Services, Chicago Area


This event is sponsored by Reaching Across Illinois Library System.


Questions? Please contact Karen Goyer.

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